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Henry Moore (1898-1986)
Henry Moore (1898-1986)

Study for the Northampton Madonna

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Henry Moore (1898-1986)
Study for the Northampton Madonna
signed and dated 'Moore '43.' (lower left)
black and white wax crayons, pen and India ink, brush and gray wash over pencil on paper
7½ x 6¼ in. (19 x 15.9 cm.)
Drawn in 1943
Provenance
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 30 May 1997, lot 65.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

Lot Essay

There are preliminary figure studies in black crayon and gray wash on the reverse of the sheet.

This drawing is recorded under No. 2182a in the Henry Moore Foundation Archives, and will be included in the forthcoming third volume of Henry Moore: Complete Drawings.

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